DSO Expert Witness Résumé
Women Divers of the Andrea Doria
April 29, 2015 last update
I have added my comment notes. if you have dived the Doria email the info to be listed email@example.com
Evie & John Dudas
Gary Gentiles book is
stating Elga Anderson was the second woman to dive Doria: read
below, I don't believe it has been corrected by Gary and it was
proven, Wahoo's down line was set in July 81 and used by Gimbel
August 1981,expedition when Jack McKinney said in his Skindiver
article "great tie in spot", Janet had set the hook in July
1981, She is
also the youngest woman to dive the Doria.
4-Sally Wahrmann 1982 July dive boat R/V Wahoo she stopped with 55 logged dives ,member "Woman's Diver Hall Fame " worked as crew and cook for 7 years
Sally #4 & Shelly #23
20- Bonnie "Merkel" Yurga, 1993 dive boat R/V Wahoo, scared to death needed help after getting distressed on first dive entrée had to be helped out of the water, we stripped off all the EXTRA gear and we got her to make the dive. Captain's Steve Bielenda & Janet Bieser.
21-Maggie Owens dive boat R/V Wahoo 1990's crew member.
Captain's Steve Bielenda & Janet Bieser.
Captain's Steve Bielenda & Janet Bieser.
35-Maggie "O'Keefe" Duffy July 1999 & 2000. Vessel, Andy Lynn IV out of Plymouth, MA.
email note: Thanks you so much for creating and maintaining this list. My Doria experiences were equally as wonderfully triumphant as running the Boston Marathon last year for Dana Farber Cancer Institute in honor of my step son Robert Duffy Jr. who has terminal brain cancer. Seeing the Doria then touching her after so much training and research was a fabulous experience. Maggie Duffy) Our pray go out the the family for the loss of Robert Duffy Jr. he passed Oct 9, 2009 age 15.
36- Carrie Bissete dive boat Eagles Nest (Richie Kohler's girlfriend) 2003
42-Anne Dashevsky July 28-30 2007 dive boat Independence II
43-Laila Richard 2013 Doria bell recovery expedition. aboard R/V Explorer Capt Dave Sutton
45- Heide Mason, Dove the Doria in 1997 aboard the dive boat Seeker Capt Dan Crowell
46-Captain Jitka Hanakova
first dives to the Andrea Doria on June 30, 2012 aboard the R/V
Explorer, Capt Dave Sutton Jitka is a licensed USCG merchant marine operator running her
own dive operations out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
48- Emanuela Schmidt, from Eugene, Oregon made her First Andrea Doria dives July 6, 2013 Using a Megladon Rebreather born and raised in Sweden. Moved to the US in 2002 to attend graduate school at University of Oregon. Aboard R/V Garloo Captain Hank Garvin
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